The first table below looks at the demand for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Halifax region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 25 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.21% 1.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £320 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +58.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.42% 12.71% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 29
Average daily rate £425 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £240 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
SSL
West Yorkshire

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the Halifax region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

SSL
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSL.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Developer
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli